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Soul Songs: Psalm 130

Soul Songs: Psalm 130

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 130 Tending the Grief  "My whole being waits for you, my God, listening for your Presence.” -- Psalm 130:4 Read Psalm 130 What feelings, longings, hopes are evoked in you as you pray this Psalm? When life is hard and you are hurting,...

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Pam & Tilley Day 1

Pam & Tilley Day 1

Pam Harrison, a friend of the Prayer Bench, is spending the winter in Olhos da Agua, Portugal. She wonders how she will live in an area of the world that is the hub of coronavirus. "As of yesterday things sure changed!! The news and social media are so scary but the...

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Soul Songs: Psalm 95

Soul Songs: Psalm 95

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 95 Holding in Care  "God holds in care the earth we walk upon, from its deep caverns, to mountain summits which meet the sky."  -Psalm 95 Read Psalm 95  What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to you in days...

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Soul Songs: Psalm 121

Soul Songs: Psalm 121

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 121 Present to Life as it is.  “I walk into your wakefulness… And in the shadows … you preserve me from its evils.”  - Psalm 121 Read Psalm 121  What parts of this Psalm speak to you? Inspire, resonate or call to you? What feelings,...

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Soul Song: Psalm 32

Soul Song: Psalm 32

LENT SOUL SONG VISUAL PRAYER Psalm 32 Speaking the Truth of the Heart. “How blessed are those who live before their God without the weight of guilt … I spoke …. Uncovering it all.” Ps. 32 Read Psalm 32 What parts of this Psalm speak to you?...

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Inside Prayer

Inside Prayer

Inside Prayer “Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and went up the mountain to pray.” I was fortunate to visit the place where, by tradition, this story may have taken place, Mount Tabor in Galilee. We didn’t walk up the mountain. We drove. As we wound our...

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Starlight Stories for Advent 2019

Starlight Stories for Advent 2019

You’ll meet John’s childhood friend, Mary’s mother Anna, Joseph who is ready to flee, a shepherd who holds her post, and even a story from the Star herself. The stories are wonderful. Each one brings richness and depth to the human spiritual journey in the...

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Stroll Meditations

Stroll Meditations

By Corina Bolo May 11, 2019  This morning I took my first Stroll of this season and it was along some used-to-be familiar streets. I am staying for a bit with my Mom in my childhood home and this morning's walk took me past the WayMarks of street signs that I knew...

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Deciding to Stroll in the Rain

Deciding to Stroll in the Rain

by Pam Harrison  Today is going to mark a change of attitude in my way of walking. The weather has kept me from walking three days on this journey, I miss walking so much. I reflected on your words and enjoy the day, but something is missing. So I am going to “walk in...

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Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul

Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul

Welcome to Stroll for Your Soul  I'm Janice, host of the Prayer Bench, and one of your guide. I'll be Strolling in Riverview, New Brunswick in Canada.  I'm delighted to be partnering on this series with Caroline Bindon from the Whangaparaoa Peninsula in Auckland, New...

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